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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I am looking for a collapsible shovel for my BOB but one that has a longer handle. Does anyone have any recommendations? I have seen some on amazon, but they look a little cheap.
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm looking for some general ideas for testing my 72 hour bag on a short solo trip. So far I've come up with: - Start from home and head east out of town on foot. - Avoid main roads where possible. - 1 night stealth camp. - 1 night pack up and move in the dark (timed). - Catch, clean & cook 1...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Me and my family travel a lot. I was thinking of buying 5 backpacks with hydration bladders and packing it for a 72 hour BOB. I lack space in my vehicle so small light bags would be ideal. I guess my question would be, what would be the bare minimums you would pack per person if weight and size...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am sure this has been asked many times. Did a search, and did not find what I was looking for. But anyways, here is my question. I have been building Bug-out Bags for my wife and i for the last year. A little hear, and a little there. Now for the most part, she shows "NO" interest in my...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Curently I am 13 and in 8th grade. And prepping for natural/man made disasters. I live in northeastern Michigan, so really the only natural disasters I worry about are tornados or blizzards. But any man made disaster could strike here. So, when I'm at school I always try to think of what I could...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Looking for gear ideas and reveiws on that one piece/or cpl pieces of equipment bought or DYI'ed. That piece that is in every BOB/GHB, or took on every camping trip, backbacking trip. Everyone has that good ; knife, gun, stove, light, pack, water bottle, or item that they wouldnt leave with...
  7. Urban Survival
    My BOB bag. Still plenty of room left. Let's have some suggestions. *Items left to get: Food *Items not shown: Water Purifier A.) Bushnell Binoculars in case. B.) Glow in the dark night sticks. C.) Telescoping Baton. D.) FAK. I modified the FAK to have less bandages and more medicine...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey everyone I got a simple question if you have ever used ur bob, ghb, or inch bag. When you used ur bag is there anything that you realy wished you had in your bag that you didn't alredy have packed. I'm trying to set up a basic 72 hour bag I got all the real basic stuff but I was just...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    First, I apologize if this has been covered - I've searched and can't find it. I'm posting this question on the two preparedness boards I go to, and I know the collective wisdom here will steer me right. I've been working on my BOB, and have a created a folder of hardcopy docs that I would...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My friends that live in the city have often viewed my as being a ******* espsince my views on guns and country life, esp. after they found out that *gasp* I was a gun owner but this past weekend it was really funny when my friends saw my BOB in the back of my car, namely the gator jr machete...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was surfing across Sam's Club website. I was surprised to find they are selling a BOB (roughly $100) http://www.samsclub.com/sams/shop/product.jsp?productId=19177 and they are also selling emergency food supplies...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am almost finished with the gear for a new and upgraded BOB. Lighter weight contents, better food, some added extras like a Mora 2000 knife, Primus Power Lighter (mini flame-thrower for lighting fires), Light My Fire - fire steel, Life Gear Glow Stick, Mountain House food, etc. THE PROBLEM...
  13. Books, Movies & Stories
    (At Local Video Stores) The Canon Surviving is just the beginning Kind of dry, but this movie is a great movie for those who wonder what can go wrong when you "Don't prepair. Couple goes on a guided tour of the grand canyon. The Guide gets snake bitten and dies, looses their pack mules, and...
  14. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    What should I have at my house for survival and for self-defense? My gear that I have now is just a piranha 1.8M Volt stun gun(witch I tryed:)), and some basic survival stuff. Help Me Plz!!!!!!:eek: I live in New Hampshire and I have a small creak and there is only 2 people and 2 dogs. for...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello, I recently found some bottled water called FRED, where the 13 oz bottle is shaped similarly to a flask. I liked the shape because I fit several into an ammo can with little room to spare, and could easily be packed into a BOB. I drank an extra one cleaned out, and dried the bottle and...
  16. DIY - Do It Yourself
    ***Step 1...gather your fixins....anything that can be eaten either raw or cooked, using ONLY water...nothing requiring refrigeration or milk, butter, etc... *packaged snack crackers....PB on wheat, cheezy, etc., etc... *bagged/canned tuna, chicken, spam, sardines....whatever meat you...
  17. Urban Survival
    Hey guys! I was wondering if I could get some help, I have a list of Equipment and I was Wondering if I was missing anything vital. I know I got a few luxurys stuck in there but I'm planning this as a small camp cache for an innital "OH SH**!" hole. ==Shelter/Warmth== -Tubetent (1 person)...
  18. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Ive put most of what i feel are your basic needs for a BOB/GHB down on "paper per say. In my Bob basics thread. But felt that maybe putting it in a verbal/visual setting would be better for some out there. This is a 3 part movie on the basic core items you need in a BOB no matter what. I go...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi guys im in the U.K so theres not much that can go wrong unlike the us U.S (forest fires ect...) but like nuclear disasters and things like that can so any suggestions for a 72 hour kit would be nice things like food water shelter need to be covered cheers SAS
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